"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Alvin Toffler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Alvin Toffler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Alvin Toffler on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Alvin Toffler on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My wife and I, unlike many intellectuals, spent five years working on assembly lines. We came to fully understand the criticisms of the industrial age, in which you are an appendage of a machine that sets the pace."
"To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke."
"Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time."
"Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life."
"Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock."